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Chronic ear infection 1 ear only C&s revealed staph

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Chronic ear infection 1 ear only C&s revealed staph pseudointermedius, sensitive to only mupirocin
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations the dog can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Jackson, 9 years only.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Jackson?
Customer: Many different types of topical meds have been tried. The staph cultivated is methicillin resistant.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Ronald Reupert replied 1 year ago.

Hello there this is Dr. Reupert
I'm sorry to hear about the ear infection . They can be quite painful especially the bacterial types . Mupirocin is a good antibiotic for staph, as a rule and it can be formulated and compounded by Wedgwood Pharmacy . You will need a prescription from a veterinarian to obtain the solution. You did the medically correct thing by having it cultured.

I will attach a link to the pharmacy